Gareth Porter, an award-winning investigative journalist, discusses his recent articles on why Iran must remain a US enemy and the Israel Lobby’s push for nuclear deal-killing inspections in Iran.
Will Grigg, a blogger and author of Liberty in Eclipse, discusses the Baltimore police killing of Freddie Gray; the surprising announcement that six officers will be arrested and charged with serious crimes; and the immediate pushback by the Fraternal Order of Police and cop-apologists in the media.
Doug Williams, author of From Cop to Crusader: My fight against the dangerous myth of “lie detection,” discusses why the Feds are prosecuting him for teaching how to beat the polygraph.
John W. Whitehead, founder of The Rutherford Institute and author of Battlefield America: The War on the American People, discusses how the massive military training exercise “Jade Helm” is acclimating Americans to martial law.
Philip Weiss, founder of Mondoweiss.net, discusses the precarious Iranian nuclear agreement; the future of a Palestinian state after Netanyahu’s reelection; and how support for Israel is finally becoming a divisive partisan issue in the US.
Patrick Cockburn, a Middle East correspondent for The Independent, discusses Saudi Arabia’s bombing campaign in Yemen that is worsening the “extraordinary man-made disaster,” as 12 million Yemenis face starvation.
Eric Margolis, journalist and author of American Raj, discusses the lessons we should learn about the stupidity of waging war from young Winston Churchill’s disastrous Gallipoli campaign 100 years ago during WWI.
Philip Giraldi, executive director of The Council for the National Interest, discusses the Republicans and evangelicals who put Israel’s interests ahead of America’s; and his article “The Pope Rebukes Turkey – and Should Challenge America and Israel.”
Gareth Porter, an award-winning journalist and historian, discusses the false media narrative that the US and Saudi Arabia are fighting a proxy war against Iran in Yemen.
Nick Turse, associate editor of TomDispatch.com and author of Tomorrow’s Battlefield: U.S. Proxy Wars and Secret Ops in Africa, discusses the greatly increased US military presence on the African continent, and the bad behavior of military members stationed there.
Daniel Larison, a senior editor at The American Conservative, discusses the anti-Iran rhetoric and insane foreign policy recommendations shared by the potential 2016 Republican presidential candidates.
Mark Perry, a Washington-based reporter and author of eight books, discusses why US generals think Saudi intervention in Yemen is a bad idea; and why the alleged Iran-Houthi link is vastly overstated.
Daniel McAdams, executive director of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity, discusses why the US is risking military confrontation with Russia by sending troops to Ukraine in the midst of a civil war with a ceasefire in effect.